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Woman hospitalized after SUV flips in crash with St. Petersburg city vehicle

A woman was taken to Bayfront Medical Center early Friday after her SUV flipped over in a wreck near Williams Park in downtown St. Petersburg, fire officials said.

BOYZELL HOSEY | Times

A woman was taken to Bayfront Medical Center early Friday after her SUV flipped over in a wreck near Williams Park in downtown St. Petersburg, fire officials said.

ST. PETERSBURG — A woman was transported to Bayfront Medical Center early Friday after a city of St. Petersburg vehicle collided with her SUV near Williams Park, fire officials said.

The woman's beige Chevrolet Blazer was T-boned by the city vehicle, causing the sports utility vehicle to overturn, said Lt. Joel Granata of St. Petersburg Fire Rescue.

The collision happened just after 9:30 a.m. and blocked the intersection of Third Street at Second Avenue N, Granata said.

The woman, Joann Carrico, 74, of St. Petersburg, was in stable condition. Police issued the city employee a ticket for running a red light.

No further information was immediately available.

Marissa Lang can be reached at mlang@tampabay.com or (727) 893-8804.

Woman hospitalized after SUV flips in crash with St. Petersburg city vehicle 06/08/12 [Last modified: Friday, June 8, 2012 2:56pm]
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